Kansas City Crime Scene: Torture Charges, Legal Fights & Gunfire

Lots of local items to consider this evening as we check police action, court cases & community outreach. 

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Kansas City couple charged in 'child torture' case

Prosecutors charged two people with child abuse after a boy ended up at a Kansas City hospital suffering from dozens of injuries.

KC man sentenced for involvement in 2023 Grandview chase, shooting

A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced for his involvement in a police chase last year in Grandview.

Hereford House sued 5th time after worker allegedly contaminated food

An extended Johnson County family sued Hereford House after claiming they became sick after eating at the restaurant.

29-year-old killed in shooting near 9th Street and Van Brunt Blvd. in Kansas City

William C. Wright, 29, was found unresponsive with a fatal gunshot wound on Saturday, June 2, 2024

Northland woman faces charge after she kept her child home from school for nearly 100 days

A Northland woman faces a misdemeanor charge after keeping her child home from school for nearly 100 days.

Jackson County legislature to enact domestic assault prevention ordinance

A Jackson County legislator introduced and passed an ordinance relating to petty offenses and domestic assault in the County.

Gun safety advocates fed up after Kansas City child critically injured in accidental shooting

A self-inflicted, accidental shooting Saturday night involving a boy under 5 years old has gun safety advocates vocal about the need for change.

Paycheck nearly stolen in payroll scam, Kansas police warn public

The Belle Plaine Police Department is warning about a payroll scam.

Missouri mom allegedly told cops she tried to 'sacrifice' son before killing her two children aged 2 and 9

Police discovered the body of Ms Parmeley's daughter in her car's trunk after the mother turned herself in at the Festus Police Station

Foot-dragging in Marion raid investigation should fill public with dread

Editor and publisher Eric Meyer gestures during a press conference Wednesday at the Marion County Ledger. // Photo by Max McCoy / Kansas Reflector I've had it. Nearly 10 months after law enforcement officials raided the Marion County Record and two private residences, officials have yet to tell us the results of their investigations.

Pastor who received pardon speaks about impact of having record wiped away

Pastor Kenny Batson is one of thousands of people who've received an answer to their clemency requests in Missouri over the past several years.

KCPD looking for missing teen in need of medication

Police say Talla Diop was last seen around noon Friday in the area of E. 26th Street and Troost Avenue.

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